EP05 Workshop 08 - EMDR and Adaptive Information Processing: Clinical Applications and Case Conceptualization - Francine Shapiro, Ph.D.
EMDR is guided by the Adaptive Information Processing paradigm, which differentiates it from other forms of psychotherapy. The implications of this paradigm will be explored in relation to a variety of recent clinical case studies and research reports. Questions from participants will be used to explore potential clinical applications.
EP05 Workshop 09 - Treatment of Individuals with Aggressive Behavior : A Life-Span Treatment Approach - Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D.
A life-span, cognitive-behavioral approach will be offered to treat individuals who have problems controlling their anger and who have related co-morbid psychiatric problems. The issues of prediction of violence and how to intervene across the entire life-span will be highlighted. Specific cognitive-behavioral interventions will be demonstrated.
EP05 Workshop 10 - Showing How Counselors Can Move to a New Leadership Role in Delivering Mental Health Separate from DSM-IV Diagnoses and Brain Drugs - William Glasser, M.D.
Dr. Glasser has moved away from the DSM-IV and the medical model. He does not believe that any of the mental illnesses diagnosed in the DSM-IV actually exist because none of them are associated with pathology in the brain. By using Choice Theory he has moved from the medical school model to the public health model to show how counselors can deliver mental health more effectively than psychiatrists are doing now and at a fraction of what we are now spending.
EP05 Workshop 11 - The Basics of Multimodal Therapy and Common Mistakes that Most Psychotherapists Make - Arnold Lazarus, Ph.D. Co-faculty: Clifford Lazarus, Ph.D.
The BASIC I. D. as a template for assessment and therapy will be outlined, as well as methods unique to Multimodal Therapy such as Bridging and Tracking procedures. Many practitioners of psychotherapy make costly mistakes. These will be discussed in detail with a view to enhancing the clinical effectiveness of the participants.
EP05 Workshop 12 - Imago Relationship Therapy: A Couples Therapy Based on the Relational Paradigm II - Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.
Imago is couple's therapy that posits that all healing is relational. The core couples issue is ruptured connection, replicating the rupture of connection in childhood. The rupture and the defenses against it influence marital choice and the quality of the marital relationship. The core therapeutic challenge is to help couples restore and maintain connection. To that end, Imago therapists facilitate couples to reconnect using a specific dialogical process, which creates emotional safety, in which couples can help heal each other and grow toward wholeness.
EP05 Workshop 13 - The Myth of Mental Illness: 45 Years Later - Thomas Szasz, M.D.
Dr. Szasz will compare and contrast the psychiatric and social scene in the late 1950's when he wrote The Myth of Menta/Illness, with the present psychiatric and social scenes. He will speculate about the impact of that book on psychiatric and psychotherapeutic thought and practice. Active audience participation is encouraged.
EP05 Workshop 14 - Do-It-Yourself Redecision Therapy - Mary Goulding, M.S.W.
Using fantasy, remembrances of things past, the present, and how to aim toward and get in the future, every attendee will participate as leader and client in group exercises.
EP05 Workshop 15 - Mapping Narrative Conversations - Michael White, B.A.S.W.
Michael will present a range of maps of narrative practice. This will include maps for "getting started"; maps for the "middle journey"; maps for the "intersecting journeys" of fellow travelers; maps for finding the "valued pathways"; and maps for the negotiation of "difficult territories."
EP05 Workshop 16 - The Embodied Soul - Marion Woodman, LLD, DHL, Ph.D. (Hon)
The subtle body is the bridge between the physical body and the spirit. There will be a brief discussion of Embodied Soul and its use with addictions, eating disorders and co-dependant relationships. Then, in this experiential personal development program, participants will work with the transformation of personal dream images to "open" the body. It is recommended that participants bring a blanket or coat for simple meditation exercises that will be conducted lying on the floor.
EP05 Workshop 17 - Ericksonian Therapy: Art and Essence - Jeffrey Zeig, Ph.D.
Fundamental methods of Erickson ian hypnosis and psychotherapy will be presented and demonstrated. Experiential exercises will help attendees master essential concepts, that can be applied by clinicians of any persuasion to empower treatment goals.